Tag Archives: Africa

Our Farewell Meal In Our Finest Ghanaian Clothes

After 3 months working alongside TradeAID our placement is coming to an end this week. To celebrate our achievements we were all invited to a farewell meal with all of the TradeAID team. We had a lovely time and we … Continue reading

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Learning Azonto

Whilst we have been out in Ghana we have been invited by our colleagues at work and by the national volunteers to Azonto!! Azonto is an original Ghanaian expressive dance and music form that is very popular. The dance involves … Continue reading

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The Chief’s Crocodile Pond

   This weekend we drove up to a town called Paga, which is on the Burkina Faso border. This small town is famous for its sacred crocodile ponds and the locals believe that the crocodiles hold the souls of the … Continue reading

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The Finale Of Filming For Our Crowd-Funding Project

As mentioned in one of our earlier posts we had set out to film and edit a short fundraising video to benefit some of the crafts people living in Bolgatanga. This video has been created to raise funds for an … Continue reading

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Rainy Days

Up here, in Bolgatanga, the weather is usually a little hotter compared with the capital city of Accra. Since April – when we arrived, we have definitely noticed a change in the weather. We are lucky to be in Ghana … Continue reading

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12 Weird And Wonderful Facts About Ghana

1. In the market there are lots of lovely smelling foods… Our favourite smell is dried out fish!                                             … Continue reading

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89.5 Radio Awesome

As part of our work here in Ghana, we get to work in partnership with national volunteers.  Conrad is a young national volunteer from Bolgatanga and is part of the Trade AID team. This week, he managed to get us … Continue reading

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